Special Report

Counties With the Most Expensive Child Care in Every State

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31. New Mexico: Sandoval County
> Major city: Albuquerque
> Annual childcare cost: $9,319
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 13.3% (of $70,263)
> Median family income: $70,175

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32. New York: New York County
> Major city: New York
> Annual childcare cost: $14,930
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 14.6% (of $102,297)
> Median family income: $96,058

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33. North Carolina: Wake County
> Major city: Raleigh
> Annual childcare cost: $9,430
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 12.2% (of $77,033)
> Median family income: $90,158

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34. North Dakota: Grand Forks County
> Major city: Grand Forks
> Annual childcare cost: $8,780
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 13.1% (of $67,203)
> Median family income: $74,132

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35. Ohio: Warren County
> Major city: Cincinnati
> Annual childcare cost: $9,556
> Child care as pct. of total expenses: 13.9% (of $68,790)
> Median family income: $93,557